Sailor: We Are Sailing... Homeward Bound...

19/11/2001
  |  Buy to Own: 19/11/2001
  |  330 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Two-volume box set of the 1976 BBC documentary covering the passage from Plymouth to America of aircraft carrier the 'Ark Royal'. In 'We are Sailing...'. the Ark is joined by the aircraft it is to transport en route, before mounting a sudden rescue operation upon receipt of a mayday signal from an American submarine. In 'Homeward Bound...', the Ark arrives in Mayport, America, and the crew make use of some much needed R&R ashore before the return journey. Also included is the documentary 'Sailor - Eight Years On', which sees the Ark in dry dock and goes in search of the original crew.

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